New Rise in the Price of Tobacco, Monday 2nd July: The Packets of Cigarettes Concerned

A further rise in the price of cigarettes will take place on 2nd July, 2018. This increase will vary between 10 and 30 cents and will apply to certain brands.  After an adjustment of the price of tobacco in April, a further increase of cigarettes is planned on the 2nd July, 2018, in accordance with a decree published in the Journal Officiel on …

Tobacco, Alcohol, Junk Food, Obesity … 40% of Cancer is Preventable

Of the 346,000 cancer patients diagnosed in 2015, 142,000 could have been prevented if the patients had not been exposed to risk factors, say the health authorities.  Tobacco first, then alcohol , a poor diet, and finally obesity are the four main factors in France for 40% of cancer patients that would be “avoidable”, according to figures released Monday by two health authorities.  …

Smoking: The Pack of Cigarettes will Increase by One Euro on 1st March

As part of its national health strategy, the government increases the price of smoking on the 1st March 2018.  Packet of cigarettes increase by one euro and rolling tobacco by two euros. As announced by the government, the price of a packet of cigarettes will experience a new increase.  It will increase by a euro on average and two euros for …

Smoking: The Rising Price of Cigarettes from 13th November

TOBACCO: This increase is only a first step, a further increase to eventually increase to 10 euro package of the base price of 20 cigarettes by 2020… The rising base cost of the pack of cigarettes will be effective on 13th November, not the 6th November, reported on Friday the Parisian . The “minimum tax” tax imposed by the state …

Smoking: What are Public Places where you can Legally Vape

PUBLIC HEALTH: From 1st October 2017, it will be prohibited to “Vape” in many public places” … Bad news for fans of the electronic cigarette . From 1 October it will not be possible vape in the office or on the subway. Indeed, several provisions of the law of 26 January 2016 modernising our health system surrounding vaping come into force …

Smoking: Cigarette Sales up 9% in First Half 2017

HEALTH: Between January and July 2017, cigarette sales increased 9.2% despite the introduction of neutral package … Seven months after the arrival of neutral package , imposed by law on the 1st January 2017, cigarette sales have increased according to information published Wednesday by RTL. Sales increased by 9.2% between January and July 2017 after the French customs, confirming …